[pdftex] Symbol font display problems with acroread

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Apr 4 19:45:59 CEST 2007

2007/4/4, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com>:
> Found a moment:  the pdftex-1.40 generated file has the (optional)
> FontDescriptor
> dictionary that is not present in the file created by pdftex-1.30.
> The value of "Flags"
> is 34. Looking at a file created by gswrite, Flags is 4.  Editing the
> file from pdftex-1.40
> to set Flags to " 4" seems to work.  The value of "34" seems to come from
> texk/web2c/pdftexdir/writefont.c.

This is a bug. The fontflags are initialized in mapfile.c as 4
(symbolic font), and writefont.c sees this value as being the default
and changes it to 34. :-(


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